Retail Managing Director and Project Manager

Last Updated: 9th December 2017 (over 5 years ago)

United Kingdom


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Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
Trade Qualification



Results-driven professional specializing in business transformation, project management, profit improvement, identifying new markets and business opportunities. Sourcing and managing manufactures, suppliers and supply chains.

-Key skills include sales, business analysis, change management, business transformation, efficiency programmes, project management and sourcing.
-Offers in depth knowledge of sale expertise, manufacturing and logistics across different cultures and countries.

I have 17+ years of experience and understanding of working in different cultures and countries globally. I have lived in Oman, Nigeria, France.


Oxford Brookes University

   Sep 1999
— Jun 2000

Dover College (private school)

   Sep 1997
— Jun 1999

4 A Levels A-D

Stowe School Buckinghamshire (Pivate school)

   Sep 1993
— Jun 1997

12 GCSE A-D grade


Kitney International Ltd (luxury high end jewellery and diamonds)
Managing Director

   Jun 2010
— Current

• Cultivating and managing relationships with Governments, high net worth individuals and high profile clients globally. Mainly Middle East, Africa and the UK.
• Overseeing the design and manufacturing process of bespoke commissions and stock items.
• Sourcing and building a supplier network globally.
• Project managing and maintaining relationships with suppliers and logistics companies globally.
• Managing a workforce in multiple counties globally.
• Accessing and targeting direct routes to source of products in a highly competitive and secretive industry.
• Personally designing products featured in international media and literature.

Kitney Homes (commercial and residential property)
Project Manager

   Jun 2006
— Current

• Identifying specific properties to purchase for rebuild or renovation.
• Managing the sales and acquisition procedures of properties from £500,00.00 – £25,000,000.00
• Managing deadlines and completion dates with contractors and suppliers.
• Managing health and safety protocol.
• Managing the respective designers and contractors.
• Hand on work on site learning the respective skills needed for the individual projects.

TJK London Ltd (mail order, retail and online gift company)
Managing Director

   Dec 2001
— Dec 2017

• Strategic organic growth focusing on specific market sectors both corporate and retail.
• Sourcing and managing a supplier network globally.
• Managing the design and manufacturing of new products annually.
• Overseeing the design and print of mail order brochure annually.
• Managing advertising and collaborations with other companies and organizations globally.
• Managing the supply chain and logistics of products globally.
• Personally designing products featured in international media and literature.
• Managing 12 employees and 43 suppliers globally.

The Fennell PLC (luxury high end jewellery and gifts)
Corporate Manager

   Feb 2000
— Mar 2001

• Managing and launching the corporate gifts arm of Theo Fennell PLC in the Royal Exchange, City of London.
• Identifying new clients and market sectors increasing revenue.
• Managing existing clients accounts.
• Project Managing launch of new products with suppliers and designers.
• Managing the supply chain from supplier to client meeting deadlines.

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